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The DYFL's next scheduled board meeting is on:

Sunday, February 11th @ 6pm

Seventh Day Adventist Church, 300 E Taylor St., DeKalb, IL

Board meetings are open to everyone.  Please come be a part of setting up the upcoming 2018 season!

Upcoming Important Dates:

Information on our upcoming 2018 season will be posted soon! 



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DeKalb Youth Football is a competitive football league offering flag football for ages 5 -6, tackle football for grades 2nd - 6th (ages 7-11).  We promote heads up football, good sportsmanship and community PRIDE in all of our young athletes.  We are a feeder program for the DeKalb School District, meaning we teach fundamentals, tackling and blocking skills that align with the Barb Footall philosophy.

Age Requirements

The 2017 DYFL Season will be operating under the grade based rules.  Player eligibility will be based on the following criteria:

8U/3G:  Any player in third grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 9 before June 1 of that calendar year.

9U/4G:  Any player in fourth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 10 before June 1 of that calendar year.

10U/5G:  Any player in fifth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 11 before June 1 of that calendar year.

11U/6G:  Any player in sixth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 12 before June 1 of that calendar year


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Refund Policy

Registration refunds will be granted if requested in writing by 06/1/2017. Note: This refund date also applies to anyone registering close to the 6/1/17 deadline). After the 6/1/17 deadline, no refunds will be given unless it is due to medical reason and a doctor’s note is given.  If for medical reason, refund will be registration fee paid minus administrative fees, jersey cost and amount of raffle tickets sold (un-sold raffle tickets must returned).

DeKalb Jr. Barbs is a competitive youth league offering Tackle Football and Cheerleading for grades 2nd - 6th (ages 7-11) in the DeKalb, IL area.  

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Please watch in February/March 2018 for information on the upcoming 2018 season.

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